Photo Essay12 Most Gorgeous Israeli Vegan Dishes You Must Try
Ronen Seri, owner of NYC’s Blossom, is a Jerusalemite by birth. His zucchini napoleon is a simple and wonderful dish made by grilling tomatoes and zucchini and using pesto as ‘mortar’; if you can find heirloom tomatoes, the flavor will be even better.
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So you’ve heard Tel Aviv is the world’s vegan capital. Just about every travel and food magazine is raving about it.
And we happen to agree. There’s nothing quite like Israel’s colorful culinary concoctions, a harmony of Western and Eastern cuisines combined.
Why not give it a try yourself? Here are our favorite vegan recipes, coming straight from the Holy Land:
Avital Chizhik-Goldschmidt was the Life/Features editor at the Forward. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Salon, and Tablet, among others.
Liza Schoenfein is a former food editor of the Forward and author of the blog Life, Death & Dinner. Follow her on Instagram @LifeDeathDinner